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Written in Stone

Last Saturday morning, 20 adults, many patrons of the Glessner House, converged in the lobby of Hyde Park’s Oriental Institute.  Emily Teeter, a curator for the museum who specializes in Egyptology, stood front and center to guide the group through…

Ragtime revival

Before pianist Reginald Robinson’s Sunday performance at the University of Chicago’s Oriental Institute, the crowd murmured about the lack of an actual piano. Onstage sat a small keyboard with an impressive amplifier behind it. Whispers went up that ragtime requires…